Firstly thank you so much for your support this year. It’s been a tough one, but it has been so good to see everyone – old and new faces! Some updates from us here at the site.. We have an all time record for pre-bookings this year, caused by the COVID situation. If you have… Continue reading Thank You! 2020 end of season update
We are planning to open the site on 10th July 2020. All the current information about the new arrangements to make the site Covid Secure can be found here.
It will soon be time once again for our annual Alien and Halloween Weekends, hoorah! The Alien Weekend takes place from 20th – 22nd September, with the entertainment all taking place on the Saturday night, we provide a Paella supper, children’s entertainer, evening disco, and the now legendary fancy dress competition. Get as creative as you like with… Continue reading Alien and Halloween Weekends 2019!
While we heavily encourage you to cook all your meals on your campfire, it isn’t compulsory! You might fancy venturing off site to try some of the incredible food avaiable in the local area. From fry-ups ot afternoon teas, from sunny pub gardens to waterside views… what do you fancy for lunch today? Cafe FortySix… Continue reading Things to do – food and drink
Whether you’re a history buff or just looking for a fun day out there is a wealth of historical interest in Suffolk. Here is a round up of our favourite castles, museums and places to visit for a little bit of time travel! Orford and Framlingham Castles (Orford and Framlingham – 20 minute drive to… Continue reading Things to do – local history
Wickham Market is a picturesque village with a surprising array of amenities. If you fancy venturing out from The Orchard there is much on our doorstep, just a short walk away. Campsite Shop We have a great stock of essentials and treats, from great local bacon and sausage rolls to toys and gifts, and a… Continue reading Things to do – Wickham Market
There is no shortage of things to do in Suffolk. Here are some great places to visit during your stay at The Orchard Campsite, should you fancy venturing off the site. This is a selection of our favourite animal encounters! The Suffolk Punch Trust (10 minutes drive) Our favourite spot to visit in nearby Hollesley,… Continue reading Things to do – meet the animals!
We are now getting ready for the 2019 season at the campsite, we can’t wait to have you all staying with us once again. We open for the year on the 16th April. Alien Weekend The famous Alien weekend is 20- 22nd September. The cost for this is £100 per pitch with electric, and £90… Continue reading 2019: Dates, Events and Booking
OK, maybe not ‘big’ quite yet! Cycling and camping enthusiast Luke aka Hippyswift came to stay with us recently and made this fantastic YouTube video, taking you on a little trip round the site. Thank you for the video Luke, we hope to see you again soon – and for reference, they are called Safari… Continue reading Big on YouTube – take a look round the site…
We’re absolutely thrilled to find out that we’ve been featured in this year’s Cool Caravanning Guide. You can order the book online or pick up a copy in the campsite shop. We were also extremely happy to see that Time Out had included The Orchard in their selection of the best campsites near London. We’re looking… Continue reading Orchard Reviews: Cool Caravanning & Time Out London